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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBKK47F7W
This car was towed into us after another shop tried to repair it. We are having issues to keep this SLK running. Was towed in for for a crank no start. When you try to start it will start and run for about 1-2 seconds and quit. So it came in with a second key....
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Driver side ignition VIN: WDBKK65F63
I am working on this Mercedes. When it came in it had a driver side squib circuit code as read by my Snap On Verus. We replaced the clock spring and got a steering angle sensor code. This needed to be calibrated and my Verus did not have the ability to do it. ...
2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Turbocharger VIN: WMWMM33528
The engine light comes on that signals reduced power. code is 2885 no P-codes set if I read generic obd2. description for this code is "boost pressure control deviation,plausibility" This happens when passing etc. RPM 4-5,000. Does not seem to be an issue star...
2006 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WVWDR71K36
ran all test that could run with our equipment power grounds checked ok. smoke tested no leaks found? Trouble codes: P0441

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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L module VIN: WDBSK75F26
sorry for the delay on this one but sent the car to the dealer to find problem. they said it was a coding issue but would not tell me more. i knew it had to be coding problem but wish they would have told me what part of the coding was wrong. if i find out i w...
2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49A65
First let me state that I was just trying to save customer a couple of bucks.I did replace the DI Cassette with OEM and all issues are resolved. Customer very happy even though it cost her more.Plenty of power, no pinging,No lights. The DI's I originally purch... Trouble codes: P1312, P1334, P0340 (Cam sensor).
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H1T
Thanks everyone for your help. We were able to get the light to stay out for a couple days but it would eventually come back on. I think the used part may be bad but the car has been back burnered. I am closing this but will post the fix when it gets done. ... Trouble codes: P0510.
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1SZ59H84
Information including a recent call to identifix narrows this down to overboost causing the limp mode. Customer FINALLY brought car back today (sept 4th) and codes returned of overboost, fuel trim and ECM internal fault. Performed smoke test on all intake plum... Trouble codes: 260A, 261A, 400C, 130A, 6814 (Turbocharger control signal too high), 981A.
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